Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Sweet Georgia Brown
7:47
2 A Night in Tunisia
5:10
3 Dizzy Atmosphere
4:06
4 Groovin' High
5:15
5 How High the Moon
4:22
6 Birks Works
5:23
7 Lady Be Good
3:40
8 Oop-Pop-A-Dah
6:44
9 Embracable You
3:00
10 Dizzys Blues
3:25
11 Stella by Starlight
4:06
12 Tangorine
3:47
13 My Heart Belongs to Daddy
5:05
14 Be Bop
8:02
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 S'Wonderful
7:02
2 Emanon
15:07
3 Chega de Saudade
9:27
4 Alma
8:43
5 Things to Come
6:19
6 One Bass Hit
5:09
7 Manteca
7:07
8 Nbani
11:08

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
Europe (1959) (track 14)
trumpet:
Dizzy Gillespie (1943-02-15) (track 1)
Dave Burns (trumpet) (1947-09-29) (track 5)
Dizzy Gillespie (1947-09-29) (tracks 4–5)
Ray Orr (1947-09-29) (track 5)
Elmon Wright (1947-09-29) (track 5)
Dizzy Gillespie (1952) (track 8)
Dizzy Gillespie (1954) (track 9)
Dizzy Gillespie (1956-12) (track 12)
Joe Gordon (jazz trumpeter) (1956-12) (track 12)
Quincy Jones (1956-12) (track 12)
Ermit Perry (1956-12) (track 12)
Carl Warwick (1956-12) (track 12)
Dizzy Gillespie (1959) (track 14)
drums:
Joe Harris (jazz drummer/percussionist) (1947-09-29) (tracks 4–5)
Pierre Lemarchand (1952) (track 8)
Al Jones (drummer with Dizzy Gillespie) (1954) (track 9)
Charlie Persip (1956-12) (track 12)
Les Humphries (1959) (track 14)
guitar:
Les Spann (1959) (track 14)
vibraphone:
Milt Jackson (1947-09-29) (track 5)
double bass:
Oscar Pettiford (1943-02-15) (track 1)
Al McKibbon (1947-09-29) (tracks 4–5)
Pierre Michelot (1952) (track 8)
Lou Hackney (1954) (track 9)
Nelson Boyd (1956-12) (track 12)
Art Davis (US jazz double bassist) (1959) (track 14)
alto saxophone:
Charlie Parker (aka "Bird", jazz alto saxophonist) (1943-02-15) (track 1)
John Brown (alto saxophone player) (1947-09-29) (track 5)
Howard E. Johnson (alto saxophone) (1947-09-29) (track 5)
Charlie Parker (aka "Bird", jazz alto saxophonist) (1947-09-29) (track 4)
Hubert Fol (1952) (track 8)
Ernie Henry (1956-12) (track 12)
Phil Woods (1956-12) (track 12)
piano:
John Lewis (pianist, member of Modern Jazz Quartet) (1947-09-29) (tracks 4–5)
Raymond Fol (1952) (track 8)
Wade Legge (1954) (track 9)
Walter Bishop (American jazz pianist) (1956-12) (track 12)
Junior Mance (1959) (track 14)
baritone saxophone:
Cecil Payne (1947-09-29) (track 5)
Marty Flax (1956-12) (track 12)
tenor saxophone:
Joe Gayles (1947-09-29) (track 5)
James Moody (jazz saxophonist) (1947-09-29) (track 5)
Don Byas (1952) (track 8)
Hank Mobley (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (1954) (track 9)
Billy Mitchell (US jazz saxophonist) (1956-12) (track 12)
Ernie Wilkins (1956-12) (track 12)
congas:
Carlos "Patato" Valdés (1959) (track 14)
trombone:
Taswell Baird (1947-09-29) (track 5)
Bill Shepherd (1947-09-29) (track 5)
Bill Tamper (1952) (track 8)
Rod Levitt (jazz trombonist, composer, bandleader) (1956-12) (track 12)
Melba Liston (1956-12) (track 12)
Frank Rehak (1956-12) (track 12)
arranger:
Joe Lovano (track 9)
composer:
Dizzy Gillespie (tracks 2–4, 6, 12)
John Gillespie (track 2)
Frank Paparelli (tracks 2, 4)
Charlie Parker (aka "Bird", jazz alto saxophonist) (track 4)
Cole Porter (track 13)
George Gershwin (composer) (1924) (track 7)
Ben Bernie (1925) (track 1)
Maceo Pinkard (1925) (track 1)
George Gershwin (composer) (1928) (track 9)
Morgan Lewis (1940) (track 5)
Victor Young (1944) (track 11)
lyricist:
Cole Porter (track 13)
Ira Gershwin (1924) (track 7)
Kenneth Casey (1925) (track 1)
Ira Gershwin (1928) (track 9)
Nancy Hamilton (1940) (track 5)
Ned Washington (1946) (track 11)
vocals:
Dizzy Gillespie (track 8)
Sarah Vaughan (track 9)
Ella Fitzgerald (1947-09-29) (track 5)
writer:
Walter "Gil" Fuller (jazz composer & arranger) (track 8)
Dizzy Gillespie (tracks 8, 10)
Cole Porter (track 14)
publisher:
Chappell (tracks 5, 13)
Chappell & Co. (track 13)
Chappell Music Ltd. (tracks 7, 13)
Famous Music (renamed since 2007-05 as Sony/ATV Harmony/Melody) (track 11)
Ira Gershwin Music (track 7)
MCA Music (not for release label use! this is a music publisher, ASCAP-affiliated) ( – ????) (track 3)
Remick Music Corp. (track 1)
Universal MCA Music Publishing (US film music publisher) (track 2)
Universal Music Corp. (USA, affiliated with ASCAP) (track 3)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (tracks 7, 9)
Warner Bros. Music (UK subsidiary, so named between 1970/01/23–1971/04/26 and 1972/04/25–1988/08/23) (track 1)
recorded at:
Carnegie Hall in New York, New York, United States (1947-09-29) (tracks 4–5)
Birdland (NYC, 1949–1965) in New York, New York, United States (1956-12) (track 12)
arrangements:
Oh, Lady Be Good (for solo piano) (track 7)
cover recording of:
instrumental recording of:
Sweet Georgia Brown (1943-02-15) (track 1)
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
Lady Be Good (French parody) (track 7)
later translated versions:
Abraçável você (track 9)
Oh, dama, tem dó (track 7)
later versions:
A Night in Tunisia (vocal version) (track 2)
live recording of:
Embraceable You (1954) (track 9)
Be Bop (1959) (track 14)
part of:
Crazy For You (1992 Musical) (track 9)
Girl Crazy (1930 Musical) (track 9)
Lady, Be Good (full musical) (track 7)
recording of:
Birk's Works (track 6)
Dizzy Atmosphere (track 3)
Dizzys Blues (track 10)
Night in Tunisia (instrumental) (track 2)
Oh, Lady Be Good! (track 7)
Oop-Pop-A-Dah (track 8)
Stella by Starlight (track 11)
Groovin' High (1947-09-29) (track 4)
How High the Moon (1947-09-29) (track 5)
Tangorine (1956-12) (track 12)
referred to in medleys:
Ja-Da Medley (track 1)

CD 2

recorded in:
Milan, Milano, Lombardia, Italy (1968-11-03) (track 8)
trumpet:
Dizzy Gillespie (1960) (track 1)
Dizzy Gillespie (1962-07-23) (track 4)
Roger Guérin (1962-07-23) (track 4)
Jimmy Nottingham (1962-07-23) (track 4)
Stan Roderick (1962-07-23) (track 4)
Dizzy Gillespie (1968-11-03) (track 8)
Jimmy Owens (jazz trumpeter) (1968-11-03) (track 8)
Victor Paz (1968-11-03) (track 8)
Dizzy Reece (Jazz trumpet player) (1968-11-03) (track 8)
cornet:
Bobby Hackett (1960) (track 1)
drums:
Buzzy Drootin (1960) (track 1)
Rudy Collins (drums) (1962-07-23) (track 4)
Pepito Riestria (1962-07-23) (track 4)
Candy Finch (1968-11-03) (track 8)
flute:
Leo Wright (1962-07-23) (track 4)
James Moody (jazz saxophonist) (1968-11-03) (track 8)
Chris Woods (US jazz alto saxophonist) (1968-11-03) (track 8)
double bass:
Bill Cronk (1960) (track 1)
Chris White (jazz bassist) (1962-07-23) (track 4)
alto saxophone:
Leo Wright (1962-07-23) (track 4)
James Moody (jazz saxophonist) (1968-11-03) (track 8)
Chris Woods (US jazz alto saxophonist) (1968-11-03) (track 8)
piano:
Pepe Moreale (1960) (track 1)
Lalo Schifrin (1962-07-23) (track 4)
Michael Longo (1968-11-03) (track 8)
baritone saxophone:
Cecil Payne (1968-11-03) (track 8)
Sahib Shihab (American jazz musician) (1968-11-03) (track 8)
tuba:
Billy Butterfield (1962-07-23) (track 4)
tenor saxophone:
Paul Jeffrey (1968-11-03) (track 8)
congas:
Pepito Riestria (1962-07-23) (track 4)
trombone:
Åke Persson (1962-07-23) (track 4)
Frank Rehak (1962-07-23) (track 4)
Jimmy Wallace (1962-07-23) (track 4)
Curtis Fuller (1968-11-03) (track 8)
Ted Kelly (1968-11-03) (track 8)
Thomas Mc Intosh (1968-11-03) (track 8)
French horn:
John Burden (1962-07-23) (track 4)
Andy McGovin (1962-07-23) (track 4)
Julius Watkins (1962-07-23) (track 4)
composer:
Ray Brown (jazz bassist) (track 6)
Walter "Gil" Fuller (jazz composer & arranger) (tracks 5–7)
Dizzy Gillespie (tracks 4–7)
Antônio Carlos Jobim (Tom Jobim) (track 3)
Chano Pozo (track 7)
George Gershwin (composer) (1927) (track 1)
lyricist:
Vinicius de Moraes (track 3)
Ira Gershwin (1927) (track 1)
writer:
Dizzy Gillespie (tracks 2, 8)
publisher:
Bendig Music (track 3)
Chappell & Co. (track 1)
Dizlo Music Corp. (track 4)
Hollis Music, Inc. (track 3)
Ira Gershwin Music (track 1)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 1)
Warner/Chappell North America Limited (formerly incorporated as Marmalade Music Ltd., from 1968/09/19–1999/11/09) (track 1)
arrangements:
’s Wonderful (for solo piano) (track 1)
is the basis for:
later translated versions:
No More Blues (track 3)
Wundervoll (track 1)
live recording of:
Con Alma (1962-07-23) (track 4)
Nbani (1968-11-03) (track 8)
part of:
An American in Paris (2015 Broadway musical) (track 1)
Funny Face (1927 musical) (track 1)
recording of:
Chega de saudade (track 3)
Emanon (track 2)
Manteca (track 7)
One Bass Hit (track 6)
Things to Come (track 5)
’s Wonderful (1960 – 1969) (track 1)